Altena Burg

As we wound our way through the German countryside in our rented Mini Cooper, we saw Altena Castle in the distance. Altena Burg was built in the 12th century and sits on a hilltop keeping watch over the town below.

Altena, Germany
View of Altena along the Lenne River.
Entrance to Altena Burg
Entrance to Altena Castle.
Altena Castle
First interior courtyard.
Arrowslit along the castle walls.
Coat of Arms.
The castle keep.
Cobblestone path.
One set of several gates.
The road back to town.

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